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(Left) Migrants staying at a temporary shelter home in the Govt. Boys Senior Sec School on day seventeen during 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi. (Right) Daily wagers, migrant workers and homeless people sleep in an open ground during a government imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 corona virus in New Delhi, India.
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WHY YOU SHOULD CARE

Because the world has eyes and at least two of them are yours.

By Eugene S. Robinson

You’re in New Delhi. You’re locked down in New Delhi. You’re in the middle of a mass of people trying to flee New Delhi and COVID-19, starvation and deepening poverty.

Welcome to See/Here, the newest side street of Good Sh*t, where seeing is believing. Photos by Vijay Pandey.

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Social distancing? Not for the poor.

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Migrant workers on their way home.

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These shops haven’t gone out of business, but they are closed for business for now.

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Left: Wage workers and the homeless waiting for food. Right: An eerily empty Connaught Place.

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Should we stay or should we stay go now?

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